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Descriptor in English: Ricinus
Descriptor in Spanish: Ricinus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ricinus
Descriptor in French: Ricinus
Entry term(s): Castor Bean Plant
Castor Bean Plants
Castor Oil Plant
Castor Oil Plants
Plant, Castor Bean
Plant, Castor Oil
Plants, Castor Bean
Plants, Castor Oil
Ricinus communis
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.797.438.650
HP4.018.654.718
Scope note: A plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The seed of Ricinus communis is the CASTOR BEAN which is the source of CASTOR OIL; RICIN; and other LECTINS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002; for CASTOR OIL PLANT use EUPHORBIACEAE 1998-2001
See also the descriptors: Castor Oil MeSH
Ricin MeSH
DeCS UI: 12688
Descriptor UI: D012278
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/13
Ricinus - Preferred
Concept UI M0019094
Scope note A plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The seed of Ricinus communis is the CASTOR BEAN which is the source of CASTOR OIL; RICIN; and other LECTINS.
Preferred term Ricinus
Ricinus communis - Narrower
Concept UI M000611423
Preferred term Ricinus communis
Entry term(s) Castor Bean Plant
Castor Bean Plants
Castor Oil Plant
Castor Oil Plants
Plant, Castor Bean
Plant, Castor Oil
Plants, Castor Bean
Plants, Castor Oil



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